New Castle News


April 22, 2014

Spring Sports: A roundup of action from April 21

NEW CASTLE — The Shenango High girls track and field team is headed to the postseason.

Rachel Reamer and Ashleigh Presnar won three events each to lift the Lady Wildcats to a 137-11 WPIAL Section 1-AA home win over Union.

The win locked up a WPIAL team playoff berth for Shenango (6-1). It’s the second-straight playoff appearance for the Lady Wildcats and fifth in the last six years.

“They’ve competed hard all year,” Shenango girls coach Brian Cooper said. “I’m happy for the seniors. They’ve been good leaders and have been doing everything that we’ve asked of them. All that hard work is starting to pay off.”

“We’re working towards the playoffs every year. That’s always our first goal. Winning the section is the second goal. We’ve been pretty fortunate for the most part over the past six years, having made the playoffs five times during that time.”

Reamer claimed the 1600, 3200 and 3200 relay, while Presnar captured the 800, 1600 relay and 3200 relay.

“They’ve been really consistent this year,” Cooper said of Reamer and Presnar. “They’ve been at all the workouts and pushing themselves. They’re a coach’s dream.”

Christina Noble (javelin) claimed the lone victory for the Lady Scots.

Mohawk rolls

Maria Fleck registered three win to lift the Lady Warriors to a 115-35 road verdict over Ellwood City.

Fleck won the 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles and the 400 relay for Mohawk. She set a school record in the 300 hurdles (44.7).

Brooke Muntean (100, 200) won a pair of events for the Lady Wolverines. Muntean set a school record in the 100 (12.4).

Lady ’Canes win

Darrian Johnson captured four events to lead New Castle to an 80-66 decision over Ambridge.

Johnson claimed wins in the 100, 400 relay, long jump and the triple jump.

Neshannock falls

The Lady Lancers posted three individual wins in the 94-47 setback to visiting Riverside.

Stephanie Paras (200), Anna Frengel (shot put) and Sarah Davis (discus) were the lone winners for Neshannock. The Lady Lancers also won the 3200 relay.

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